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Maxton Nature Watch

April in Maxton Parish

1st April - saw first Small Tortoiseshell in garden.
3rd April - Spotted Woodpeckers hammering away in the Woods.
10th April- Woods full of the scent of Wild Garlic.
11th April- First swallows of the year arrived at Maxton Cross. Earliest ever.
17th April- First Peacock Butterfly down by the Tweed.
20th April- Saw a Jay at Rutherford Mains crossroads



Lesser Celandine

Wild Garlic

Primroses in Maxton Graveyard

Marsh Marigold in Kelly Burn

White Deadnettle


Gorse at Muirhouselaw

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Date: 17/04/2004